Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Rasin In The Sun: The Movie

Lastnigt the "ladies" and I attended a screening of "A Raisin In The Sun", the movie. The cast did an incredible job of making this piece relevent to the here and now! Please support this on Feb 25th. Even if you have read the book and seen the play you will LOVE this movie. The screening was followed by a Q&A with cast members, Phylicia Rashad, Sean Combs and Audra McDonal.
(See movie trailer below)

About Rasin In The Sun
(courtesy of abc.go.com & Diddy TV)

Sean Combs, who reprises the role of Walter Lee, Jr. which brought him acclaim, stars in the highly anticipated, special three-hour television movie adaptation from Sony Pictures Television of "A Raisin in the Sun," along with the cast of the award-winning Broadway revival who recreate their roles for the new film, including Emmy and Tony Award winner Phylicia Rashad, four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald, Tony Award nominee Sanaa Lathan, plus "ER" star John Stamos. Based on Lorraine Hansberry's play that inspired a generation, "A Raisin in the Sun" will air as an "ABC World Premiere Movie Event," MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25 (8:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network, the night after ABC's live telecast of the 80th Annual Academy Awards.

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